Allantoin INCI Name: Allantoin, USP
Allantoin is a white, odorless crystalline powder. Allantoin has been classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Advisory Review Panel on Over-The-Counter Topical Analgesics as a Category I (safe and effective) active ingredient skin protectant at use-levels of 0.5 to 2.0 percent. It can be formulated into various oral products such as toothpaste, mouth rinses and denture adhesives.
When added to oral care formulations, a skin protectant protects injured or exposed skin or mucous membrane surfaces.
- Promotes a healthy environment
- Provides emollient properties
- Protects mucous membranes
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Suggested use level: 0.5 to 2.0 percent.
Allantoin chemical structure